Sabah could have enjoyed better electricity supply if it was not for various missed opportunities in the past.
the government is aware of the potential and benefits of solar energy in the state, and is responsible in ensuring the electricity supply in Sabah is guaranteed, thus ensuring optimum cost so as not to burden the people in the state.
since coal-based power plants are not an option to meet Sabah’s power needs, new energy sources or technology, including green power, must be explored and considered to be the top choices as a long-term solution.
margin rizab tenaga negeri pada masa ini hanya pada 11%, jauh di bawah margin rizab ideal sebanyak 30%
Sabah Oil and Gas Development Corporation (SOGDC) Chief Executive Officer Datuk Harun Ismail said it is vital to consider the option, as currently, the state is heavily relying on natural gas as fuel.
Kerugian yang ditanggung oleh pengilang pada hari tersebut sahaja dianggarkan RM123 Juta mengikut pengiraaan yang dilakukan Persatuan Pekilang –Pekilang Malaysia (FMM). Pihak Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) pula terpaksa menanggung kerugian sebanyak RM13.6 juta dan RM10 juta tambahan bagi menampung kerosakan peralatan.